Mitsubishi Electric MC300 User Manual

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COMPUTER PRODUCTS
MC300 Workstation Computer
(Manual Part Number MAN-WKSTN-001)

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  • Page 1 COMPUTER PRODUCTS MC300 Workstation Computer (Manual Part Number MAN-WKSTN-001)
  • Page 2 AVG Automation. AVG Automation retains the exclusive rights to all information included in this document. Designed, and Manufactured specifically for Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., by AVG Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (MEAU) 500 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Phone: (847) 478-2100 •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Manual Organization ................1 Introduction ................... 2 What you need to get started ............... 3 Technical Support ................. 3 CHAPTER 2 MODELS AND EQUIPMENT Models ....................5 Accessories and Optional Software ............. 6 CHAPTER 3 SPECIFICATIONS Computer Specifications ...............
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  • Page 5: Chapter 1 Introduction

    1 INTRODUCTION Manual Organization The table, below provides an overall description of the topics covered within this manual. Chapters Introduction Provides Manual Organization, and lists what you need to get started. Discusses how to get help with questions or problems you might encounter through Technical Support.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    The MC Series Computers are intended for applications requiring the highest reliability, as with all Mitsubishi electronic components. Operating systems are included as part of every package. Optional operating systems and application software can be installed upon request, providing an “Out of the Box” solution for your custom application.
  • Page 7: What You Need To Get Started

    1 INTRODUCTION What you need to get started: Hardware • Industrial Workstation 6 Slot Panel Computer MC300 — 12-inch MC320 — 15-inch Software • Windows XP Pro (standard) Technical Support If you are having difficulty with a particular aspect of installation or setup, technical support is available at 1-800-950-7781 or visit our website at www.meauipc.com.
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  • Page 9: Chapter 2 Models And Equipment

    2 MODELS AND EQUIPMENT Models MC300 12-inch XP Pro Industrial Workstation 6 Slot Panel Computer MC320 15-inch XP Pro Industrial Workstation 6 Slot Panel Computer MAN-WKSTN-001 MC Series Computers...
  • Page 10: Accessories And Optional Software

    MODELS AND EQUIPMENT Accessories and Optional Software There are replacement parts and other optional equipment available to cus- tomize or upgrade the Workstation to fit your application. The tables, below, provides you with a list of this equipment. Accessories Product Part Number 32MB Disk on Chip Flash Memory MC600...
  • Page 11 2 MODELS AND EQUIPMENT Optional Software Product Part Number Windows NT 4.0 Workstation MC701 Windows 2000 Server MC702 Windows 2000 Pro MC703 Windows XP Pro MC704 Windows XP Server MC705 MS DOS MC706 LINUX Server MC707 LINUX W/S MC708 Windows NT/e (Embedded) MC710 Windows XP/e (Embedded) MC711...
  • Page 12: Chapter 3 Specifications

    3 SPECIFICATIONS COMPUTER SPECIFICATIONS CPU Type: Intel Pentium III (850 Mhz minimum) Power Supply: ATX 250 Watts Memory: 256 MB (Expandable up to 1.5 GB) Bios: Flash ROM Drive: 40 GB Hard Drive Serial Ports: 1 dedicated RS-232 port, 1 RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 port Parallel Port: SPP/EPP/ECP supported (configurable to LPT1) LAN:...
  • Page 13: Chapter 4 Installation

    4 INSTALLATION INSTALLING THE WORKSTATION COMPUTER— OVERVIEW Installing the WORKSTATION requires the following three major steps: The Workstation is a front-panel stud mount unit. Mounting of the unit requires Mount the a panel cutout, and drilling fourteen (14) holes in the mounting surface for the Workstation mounting studs.
  • Page 14: Mounting

    4 INSTALLATION Mounting The Industrial Workstation is a panel-mount unit. The following diagrams show the outline and cutout dimensions necessary to mount the Workstation using the studs. 12" and 15" Industrial Workstation Models MC300 and MC320 Outline Dimensions MC Series Computers MAN-WKSTN-001...
  • Page 15: 12" And 15" Industrial Worstation Models Mc300 And Mc320 Cutout Dimensions

    4 INSTALLATION 12" and 15" Industrial Workstation Models MC300 and MC320 Cutout Dimensions MAN-WKSTN-001 MC Series Computers...
  • Page 16: Chapter 5 External Components

    5 EXTERNAL COMPONENTS CDROM DRIVE SIDE VIEW CDROM DRIVE FLOPPY DISK DRIVE BACKLIGHT ADJUST POWER CONTROL RESET PUSH BUTTON PUSH BUTTON HDD ACTIVE INDICATOR POWER LED WASHABLE AIR FILTER Located on one side of the Workstations are the following components: CDROM Drive The computer is equipped with a 48x (or faster) type CD ROM Drive.
  • Page 17: External Components

    5 EXTERNAL COMPONENTS Reset Push Button Push the RESET button to restart the system. Power Control Push Button Push the Power Control ON/OFF button to turn on the computer. When the button is held for 4 seconds, it will turn power OFF. Power LED Next to the ON/OFF push button is a green POWER LED indicator.
  • Page 18: Expansion Card Slots Side View

    5 EXTERNAL COMPONENTS EXPANSION CARD SLOTS SIDE VIEW POWER CONNECTOR USB CONNECTOR POWER VOLTAGE SELECTION SWITCH PARALLEL PORT CONNECTOR KEYBOARD CONNECTOR COM1 AND COM2 SERIAL PORT CONNECTORS PCI SLOT PCI SLOT LABEL PCI SLOT CPU BOARD Mouse Connector PICMG OR ISA Video Connector SLOT Ethernet Connector...
  • Page 19 5 EXTERNAL COMPONENTS Parallel Port Connector Parallel Port Connector (LPT1) is used to connect to a printer. Serial Port Connectors The serial ports are 9-pin D-Sub male connectors. COM1 is a dedicated RS- 232 port. COM2 is a RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 selectable port. One KEYBOARD Connector A personal system/2 (PS/2)–style keyboard port Expansion Card Slots...
  • Page 20: Chapter 6 Communications Setup

    6 COMMUNICATIONS SETUP BIOS Setup Once you have the Workstation installed and the peripheral devices connected, you are ready to power up the computer. Plug the Power cable into the Power plug and the Power source. Ensure that the Power Voltage Selector Switch is set for the correct power source being supplied.
  • Page 21: Chapter 7 Maintenance And Upgrades

    7 MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES UPGRADES Expansion Card Installation The Workstation can accommodate up to 3 PCI and 3 ISA (or 2 ISA and 1 PICMG) expansion cards. To install an expansion card: Disconnect the power source from the Workstation. To open the rear of the enclosure, remove 9 screws from back of captive panel.
  • Page 22 7 MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES Foot inserted Bracket through bracket slot Adjust retainer foot until it is securely Expansion card against card Secure foot to bracket with screw Rubber foot pad that rests snugly against edge of Side View expansion card Notches (2) that slide over metal tab on housing floor.
  • Page 23: Maintenance

    7 MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES Maintenance Preserving Data Viruses can corrupt files; files can be inadvertently deleted; and hard-disk drives can fail after extended used. To avoid data loss, regularly back up the data files on the hard-disk drive. If you lose the contents of your hard-disk drive, you can reinstall programs, but your data files will be lost if you don’t have a backup.
  • Page 24: Touchscreen/Chemical Compatibility

    7 MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES Touchscreen/Chemical Compatibility The touchscreen has a polyester surface. The following list is provided to make you aware of the general compatibility between chemicals that may be present in your work environment and the polyester surface of the touchscreen. Use the chart to determine those chemicals that are safe to use around your Panel Computer and those that may harm the touchscreen.
  • Page 25: Error/Improvement Report

    Error / Improvement Report Fill in this form and fax or mail to: For Mitsubishi use only: Date Received: Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Date Responded: Attn: HMI Marketing Status: 500 Corporate Woods Parkway Vernon Hills, IL. 60061 Fax: (847) 478-2253...
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